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David Eccles School of Business


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191

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Majors

Courses

Getting Started

Your academic journey begins here:

  • Start taking pre-business courses such as BCOR 1010, 2020, and 2040
  • Explore with Gen Ed courses

Making Progress

Dive deeper into business:

  • Take the upper-division business core to explore how it all fits together
  • Pick one of our nine majors to focus your business education

Keep building your foundation:

  • Finish up the core
  • Stay on track with major requirements
  • Enhance your Eccles degree with Gen Eds, a minor, or other coursework

Finishing Up

Bring it all together:

Community

Getting Started

Explore your new home:

Making Progress

Spread your wings - How can you lead in your community?

  • Get involved with BLInc
  • Attend leadership workshops and trainings, club meetings, and events
  • Look into Beacon Scholars

Take charge and become a student leader:

Finishing Up

Expand your community:

Knowledge & Skills

Getting Started

Learn what you need to know to get started:

Making Progress

Expand your horizons and practice your skills:

Dig deeper:

Finishing Up

Share your knowledge with the world:

Transformation

Getting Started

How will you grow?

Making Progress

Build towards your purpose:

Give meaning to your academic experience:

Finishing Up

Celebrate your transformation:

  • Attend the BLInc Leadership Luncheon, Eccles Award Ceremony, and graduation events
  • Share your growth - present research, plan a club event, or mentor a new student

Impact

Getting Started

How will you make an impact?

Making Progress

Use your skills to shape your community:

Take action:

Finishing Up

Expand your reach:

  • Apply your experience through an ASUU Student Initiative
  • Leverage your experience to launch a company
  • Enhance your research with support from UROP

Careers

Getting Started

It's never too early for career prep:

Making Progress

Take the next steps towards your career:

  • Network at U of U and Eccles career fairs
  • Update your resume and cover letter
  • Polish your interview skills
  • Build on classroom experience with an internship
  • Expand student organization involvement

Research and engage:

  • Use Business Career Services resources to research industries and companies
  • Keep resumes and cover letters up to date
  • Use your skills in leadership roles and internships
  • Put it all together at the Career BASE Camp

Finishing Up

Plan your strategy with your career coach:

  • Tailor resume and cover letter for desired jobs
  • Fine tune interviewing skills
  • Apply for jobs on Handshake
  • Attend grad school fairs

Start Your Career Journey


Find support at the Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC)

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About the Major

At the David Eccles School of Business, the classroom is more than a place of teaching and learning; it's a place of doing. You'll learn from our world-class faculty who channel their business backgrounds and industry-leading research to infuse an entrepreneurial spirit in each student they teach. We emphasize collaboration with other disciplines on campus to provide you with the perfect environment to build your strengths. The Eccles School values embody the legacy of Utah's first entrepreneur and the school's namesake, David Eccles. David Eccles forged a path and paved the way for the state's enterprising business success and the school's culture by emulating leadership, excellence, legacy, and perseverance. The Eccles School teaches, coaches, and works alongside current and future business leaders. We prioritize community, entrepreneurship, innovation, scholarship, and transformation to form the foundation for your educational and professional success. With nine majors, five minors, and a certificate program, the Eccles School offers you a breadth of opportunities to explore all aspects of business. You will receive training in all core business disciplines (accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, information systems, and operations and supply chain) before taking a deep dive into your chosen major. With our holistic, problem-based curriculum that blends technical skills with the exploration of cultural, social, and ethical factors, you'll develop a foundation in business that prepares you for careers in increasingly integrated workplaces.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the functional areas of business.
  • Learn to apply foundational business knowledge through utilization of quantitative, analytical, and critical skills.
  • Learn to write and speak clearly and to work within group settings to effectively accomplish personal and professional goals.
  • Develop the capability to employ innovative and entrepreneurial mindset and skills as appropriate.
  • Become an ethically and globally aware citizen.

Plan & Prepare

At the U, we plan for our students to have an exceptional Educational Experience identified by four broad categories we call the Learning Framework: Community, Knowledge & Skills, Transformation, and Impact. This major map will help you envision, explore, design, and plan your personalized Exceptional Education Experience with the Learning Framework at the core. In addition to assisting you in planning your coursework and navigating the requirements of your major, this map will help you incorporate other kinds of experiences to expand your knowledge, support your development, and prepare you for the future you want.

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Last Updated: 4/12/22